• "An honest, deeply moving celebration of Stephen Lawrence's young life in simple accessible prose. It represents an outstanding achievement by Tamarind. Every primary school should have several copies"

    Scholastic Primary Update - Best Books 2001
  • "Verna Wilkins rises to the challenge"

    Books for Keeps
  • "A landmark in children's non-fiction publishing and treats a tragedy with sensitivity and quiet dignity . . . Clearly written, with a definite audience and purpose, here is non fiction at its best. This book should be required reading for every primary school child"

    Anne Faundez, Junior Education